Houston Great Books is a nonprofit organization that supports and promotes discussion groups and book clubs in and around Houston. We believe that serious discussions of literature are rewarding and enlightening endeavors. Use this site to find groups that interest you, whether you are looking for a group near you or are interested in a certain genre. All groups are open to the public, no reservations necessary.
Annual Meeting Sunday, October 5 1 - 3 p.m. Barnes & Noble @ Westheimer Crossing (in shopping center at Westheimer and Voss/Hillcroft)
Welcome This is our annual meeting for everyone interested in Houston Great Books. This is free and open to the public, but we do appreciate RSVPs to help us plan the event better. We will be serving light refreshments.
When you RSVP to the meeting, we will send you PDFs of the two short stories we will be discussing. You can email Frances at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the form below. She will then send you a PDF of the short stories.
Agenda I. We will be voting on board positions, which are two-year commitments. Please let me know if you'd like a list of the positions and our recommendations.
II. We will discussing past achievements and future goals for the group. We will be asking for input on what Houston Great Books Council is doing right and what we could do moving forward. Please come with constructive comments.
III. We will also be discussing two short stories, "Wild Plums" by Grace Stone Coates and "A City of Churches" by Donal Barthelme. The stories are from The Best American Short Stories of the Century, but we will email you a copy of the stories when you RSVP.
Gulf Coast Reads, an annual regional reading initiative focused on promoting the simultaneous reading of a selected title by those living along the upper Texas Gulf Coast, is reading Remember Ben Clayton by Stephan Harrigan this October 2014
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